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Omaha STD Testing Centers

Omaha's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Omaha, NE

STD rates in Omaha and the greater Douglas County area have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2007, there were a total of 2,745 cases of chlamydia reported in the area. In 2015, there were a total of 3,507 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2007, there were a total of 918 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2015, there were a total of 1,081 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In Douglas County, the number of cases has increased significantly. In 2007, there were a total of 2 cases of syphilis reported in the county. In 2015, there were a total of 28 cases of syphilis reported.4

In 2014, there were a total of 2,942 cases of people living with HIV in Douglas County. Douglas County had the highest number of cases of any county in Nebraska. Men were more likely to be diagnosed with HIV accounting for 78% of all cases reported. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area was white people, who accounted for 53.5% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men (MSM), which accounted for 47% of all cases reported.3, 7 The Centers for Disease Control recommends screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.6

STDs and Sexual Education in Omaha, NE

The Nebraska Department of Education has a statewide framework in place for school districts and the development of sexual health education programs. The schools district in Omaha adheres to all of the guidelines in this framework. It is required that any sexual health education curriculum used in the state must have the exclusive purpose of teaching the social, psychological and health gains associated with abstaining from sexual contact. In Nebraska, abstinence is taught to be the only certain way to avoid STD, HIV or unintended pregnancy. Sexual health education also teaches the ideas of family development and relationship development, focusing on the ideas of monogamy in the context of marriage as the expected standard of human sexual activity. Lastly, programs in Nebraska are also intended to teach students the skills needed to reject sexual advances and how alcohol and drugs can affect a person's vulnerability to sexual activity.9 In Omaha and the greater Douglas County area, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 15 and 19 are the second largest group to report STDs in Nebraska. Chlamydia is the most common STD reported in Omaha and it is most present in female patients.4 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be tested regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested.6

STDs and Demographics in Omaha, NE

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Omaha and Douglas County. In 2015, there was an incident rate of 645.6 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. Women are 2.2 times more likely to report a chlamydia infection than a man. The largest at-risk groups for chlamydia infection were the white and black communities which accounted for 35% of all reports each. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24. Gonorrhea reports have increased over the past few years in Douglas County. In 2015, there was an incident rate of 199 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents in the county. The largest at risk groups were the white and black communities, each accounting for about 32.5% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24.

In Omaha, the number of syphilis cases has increased over the years. In 2015, there was an incident rate of 5.2 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 residents in Omaha and Douglas County. Men accounted for the majority of syphilis cases reported. The Syphilis was most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.3, 4 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea for all sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.6

Your Best Omaha, NE STD Testing Option

Omaha offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there, you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another location of your choice. For both options, your results are usually available within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Omaha and Douglas County
  • 2 City of Omaha - About
  • 3 Nebraska State Health Profile
  • 4 Douglas County STD Report
  • 5 Nebraska Health Education Framework
  • 6 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 7 Douglas County HIV Report